Special Correspondent

VELLORE: Prema (25) and her six-year-old daughter Hemalatha of Vanakuttappalli in Kuppam taluk of Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh, who were crossing the Chennai-Bangalore National Highway after getting down from a Vellore-bound bus were crushed to death by a another Vellore-bound bus at the bus stop in the road junction in Vettuvanam about 23 km from here on Monday.

According to the police, the accident occurred as the two persons crossed the road in front of the bus from which they alighted, without waiting to see whether any other vehicle is coming from behind the stationary bus.